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  • Wraps filled with spicy chicken, avocado and peppers

    Spicy chicken & avocado wraps

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.86 ratings

    Pan-fry lean chicken breast with lime, chilli and garlic, then pile onto seeded tortilla wraps. Cool before assembling if packing for lunch

  • Cauliflower soup in two bowls

    Cauliflower soup

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.102 ratings

    Throw together this comforting and creamy cauliflower soup for lunch or a light supper. It's perfect topped with parsley and served with crusty bread

  • 5-veg creamy tomato soup with marmite and spinach pinwheels

    Healthy tomato soup

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.17 ratings

    Enjoy this vegetable-packed tomato soup for a lovely light family meal, with leftovers for the next day. Serve with bread or our cheese pinwheels

  • Roast veg with eggs and tahini dressing in a lunchbox

    Cumin roast veg with tahini dressing

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.17 ratings

    Get all five of your 5-a-day in one super-healthy packed lunch, bursting with nutrients including calcium, folate, fibre, vitamin C and iron

  • Burrito bowl with chipotle black beans, chopped onion, tomatoes and white rice

    Burrito bowl with chipotle black beans

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.67 ratings

    This healthy burrito bowl is chock full of veggies and greens, perfect for a filling lunch. This is one vegetarian meal that tastes just as good as it looks

  • Tomato penne with avocado on a white plate

    Tomato penne with avocado

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.164 ratings

    Get all five of your 5-a-day in this mildly spiced, healthy pasta dish. It's rich in iron, fibre and vitamin C as well as being low-fat and low-calorie.

  • Two bowls of red pepper & tomato soup with ricotta in two bowls

    Red pepper soup

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.28 ratings

    This roasted tomato and red pepper soup is livened up a spoonful of ricotta plus toppings. It's classic comfort food and also a low-calorie, healthy option

  • Tomato, pepper & bean one pot with our sweet & spicy topping

    Tomato, pepper & bean one pot

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.33 ratings

    Make a batch of this stew at the weekend, then chill or freeze it in portions for easy midweek lunches. See our different toppings to keep it interesting

  • A bowl serving salmon and Thai noodle salad with chopsticks alongside

    Fresh salmon with Thai noodle salad

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.20 ratings

    Ideal for a quick midweek meal, whip up this nutritious salmon and noodle salad in just 20 minutes. The balance of protein and carbs make it super satisfying

  • Spinach falafel & hummus bowl

    Spinach falafel & hummus bowl

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.15 ratings

    Make this easy vegan salad bowl, with homemade spinach falafels and hummus served alongside pitta and salad. It's packed with nutrients for a healthy supper

  • Spiced lentil & butternut squash soup served in bowls

    Spiced lentil & butternut squash soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.187 ratings

    Cook a big batch of this filling spiced lentil and squash soup and freeze the leftovers for a speedy supper another day. It's healthy and low in fat

  • Lettuce leaves filled with tuna and avocado mayonnaise

    Healthy tuna lettuce wraps

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Make these nifty wraps with avocado mayo as a great low-carb, high-protein lunch. They're packed with omega-3-rich tuna and boast three of your five-a-day

  • Sumac turkey-stuffed pittas with salad

    Sumac turkey-stuffed pittas

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    Pair subtly spiced sumac turkey meatballs with sweet-and-sour slaw for a vibrant dinner. This recipe takes just 25 minutes to make and is budget-friendly, too

  • 3 pasta lunches in containers

    Meal prep: pasta

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.20 ratings

    Make three lunchbox pasta meals in one go to save you time during the week. They're nutritious and healthy with variations using salmon, chicken and aubergine

  • Kale soup in two bowls with parmesan

    Kale soup

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.3 ratings

    Rustle up a bowl of filling kale soup with pasta. Leafy green veg such as kale are rich in chlorophyll and a natural sugar, which can help maintain a healthy gut

  • Chickpea tagine soup served in a bowl

    Chickpea tagine soup

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Discover the rustic flavours of tagine in a soup. Packed with chickpeas, peppers and kale plus apricots for sweetness, this satisfying soup is super-healthy

  • Pot of kidney bean curry next to two bowls of rice

    Kidney bean curry

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.242 ratings

    A rescue recipe for when there's nothing in the fridge or when you fancy something cheap, this curry is delicious and filling. It's healthy and vegan-friendly, too.

  • Quinoa tabbouleh

    Quinoa tabbouleh

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.16 ratings

    Enjoy this nutrient-packed salad, with juicy tomatoes and cucumber, as a delicious and healthy lunch

  • Herby warm cucumbers with lemon served on a large plate

    Herby warm cucumbers with lemon

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Did you know that warming up cucumbers enhances their fresh flavour? To finish, all this summer side dish needs is a sprinkling of fresh dill and parsley, plus lemon

  • Salmon pasta salad with lemon & capers

    Salmon pasta salad with lemon & capers

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.20 ratings

    Use frozen, skinless wild salmon fillets for a cheap and filling lunch on the go. This low-calorie, healthy dish couldn't be easier to whip up

  • Spicy Quorn & avocado wraps

    Spicy avocado wraps

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.21 ratings

    Pan-fry vegetarian, chicken-style pieces with lime, chilli and garlic, then pile onto seeded tortilla wraps - cool before assembling if packing for lunch

  • Herby broccoli & pea soup served in a bowl

    Herby broccoli & pea soup

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.36 ratings

    Our vibrant broccoli and pea soup delivers three of your 5-a-day, and is full of nutrients including iron, folate and vitamin C

  • Egg & rocket pizzas on plates

    Egg & rocket pizzas

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.38 ratings

    Use seeded tortillas as pizza bases for a quick and healthy lunch - crack an egg in the centre and bake to boost protein intake

  • Mumsy's vegetable soup

    Healthy vegetable soup

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    This warming vegetable soup, from Great British Bake Off host Mel, is a traditional family recipe that packs in fresh veg and spices, making a healthy supper

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